The team was paged by the Police to go to the assistance of a 34 yr old lone male walker who was lost somewhere on Scafell Pike. After questioning over the mobile, it was established that he was probably in the vicinity of Dropping Crag. A team member was already on the mountain so he was contacted and asked to locate the lost person. He was subsequently found by the very large cairn, on the summit plateau Lingmel Col descent route in very poor weather conditions . He was walked down to Styhead and given directions back to his car at Seathwaite. 5 team members were involved and the incident was stood down at 6.45 p.m. when he called in safe and well.
Incident started at 13:10. There were 18:45 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 21350 07317 (altitude 932 m).